Coronavirus Updates: No lockdown in Odisha for 12 days in September to aid JEE, NEET examinees, says govt
Coronavirus Updates: Odisha chief Secretary AK Tripathy had on Friday announced that the state government will provide free transport and accommodation to students appearing in the examinations
Delhi govt to start 'aggressive' contact tracing, increase COVID-19 testing via network of 300 clinics, hospitals
Delhi health minister Satyendar Jain said the recent increase in COVID-19 cases was due to patients from outside seeking treatment in the National Capital, return of migrants who left during lockdown as well as increased testing
India sees over 75,000 new COVID-19 cases, recovery rate at 76.24%; Bengal observes 'strict' lockdown
The health ministry said that the COVID-19 recovery rate rose to 76.24 percent, while the COVID-19 case fatality rate has declined to 1.83 percent in India
Coronavirus Updates: Maharashtra reports 14,492 new COVID-19 cases, 326 deaths; tally rises to 6,43,289
Coronavirus LIVE Updates: As many as 26 volunteers who reached the Air-India Express plane crash site in Kozhikode evacuated the injured passengers on 7 August, have tested positive for COVID-19
In Punjab, the prevalence of COVID-19 antibodies was highest at 40 percent in Amritsar district, followed by 35.6 percent in Ludhiana, and 33.2 percent in SAS Nagar
Currently, the gold standard test for COVID-19 in suspected patients is an RT-PCR test which is expensive and time-consuming
Passengers from India can arrive in Hong Kong only if they have a COVID-19 negative certificate from a test done 72 hours prior to the journey
Coronavirus LIVE Updates: The Assam government announced new measures to relax lockdown in the state on Thursday.
Ensure 100% COVID-19 testing coverage in containment zones using rapid antigen method, says Amarinder Singh
The chief minister also said that people working as shop workers, mandi workers, and frontline government employees should get tested this week, declaring it a 'testing week'
The chief minister also said that Odisha was among the few states providing COVID-19 treatment for free "so that nobody suffers for want of financial resources"
Coronavirus Updates: Bihar aims to conduct over 1 lakh COVID-19 tests daily after PM says state lags behind in testing
Coronavirus LIVE Updates: Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar Tuesday told Prime Minister Narendra Modi that the state plans to raise testing rate for COVID-19 to over one lakh per day.
Centre tells 16 districts in Gujarat, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Telangana to raise COVID-19 testing amid high mortality rate
Districts that are reporting COVID-19 mortality higher than the national and states' average are a "cause of concern", the Union Health Ministry said as India's toll rose to 41,585
Dummy mobile no, hospital address can be used for testing mentally ill homeless people of COVID-19, ICMR tells Delhi HC
The ICMR proposed the solution as mentally ill homeless persons were not being tested for COVID-19 for the lack of a government issued identity card, an address proof or a mobile number as required under the testing guidelines issued by the ICMR
The findings have implications in many countries including India, where new reported cases are fluctuating, but overall, still on the rise.
COVID-19 as fatal as ever, warns Narendra Modi; despite increased testing, curbing spread remains tricky
India's grim situation COVID-19 was underlined by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his Mann ki Baat speech on Sunday, when he said, "COVID-19 is as fatal as it was in the beginning."
Govt seeking to increase COVID-19 testing to 10 lakh per day, says Modi at launch of high-throughput labs
He said that currently over 5 lakh tests are being conducted daily and efforts are underway to increase this capacity to 10 lakh in the coming weeks.
Coronavirus LIVE Updates: Sharjeel Imam has tested positive for COVID-19, ANI reported. Delhi Police Special Cell had applied for his production warrant in Assam as he is lodged at Guwahati Central Jail and he was going to be presented before a Delhi Court on 25 July, but will not be produced now.
Over 23% Delhi residents have COVID-19 antibodies, shows sero-survey data; NCDC says 77% still susceptible
The sero survey was conducted from 27 June to 10 July, during which a total of 21,387 samples were tested by the NCDC in collaboration with the Delhi govt.
According to to the medical research body, India's daily testing capacity has increased from 1.5 lakhs on 25 May to nearly 4 lakhs now
COVID-19 testing: How antibody, antigen, RT-PCR, TrueNat tests differ, their strengths and limitations
Real-time RT-PCR continues to be the most accurate method available for the detection of the COVID-19 virus.